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on a later date. in washington, greg bosswell. >> sent her threatening emails. warning her to stay is a away from petreas. that claim led to the fbi investigation that exposed petreas' extra marital affair are broadwell. ankle kelley is an unpaid liaison for florida. >> mcafee is reportedly wantedded for murder. they are looking for john mcafee, his believed neighbored grege fall was killed saturday night. mcafee is no longer connected to the sanity clara company. there are reports that after an 100 million-dollar sales of his company, he went to belize to live a life of guns, and violence. >>> the 29 million-dollar housing development features 25 single occupancy units and a medical clinic. veterans told us they are grateful. >> i have multiple sclerosis. but i still have a great desire to live with a little bit of grace and dignity. >> the china town community development -- >> in washington and around the nation. concern is growing tonight over the so-called fiscal cliff. that terms levers to automatic deep cuts in spending and tax increases at the start of next year if congress fails to
. >>> with the election now behind us, washington lawmakers now turn their attention to the so-called fiscal cliff looming at the end of the year. there will be $600 billion in automatic tax increases, as temporary tax breaks end, and new taxes take effect. at the same time, the government will have to implement massive spending cuts agreed upon last year as part of a debt ceiling deal. join boehner opened the door to new taxes. >> for the purposes of forging a bipartisan agreement that begins to some the problem, we're willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions. >> boehner said the right conditions including a overhaul of entitlements, reform of the tax code. some democrats immediately objected to lowering income tax. >>> the dow industrials fell 300 points. nasdaq fell 74. the market's toughest day was made worse by scaled back estimates from europe. >>> the city of san jose is raising its minimum wage before the level set by the state. live at san jose state, and tells us the vote could be the start of a whole new trend. >> reporter: frank, if you work in san jose and make minimum wage, y
. the washington red skins have closed 17-1 in presidential prediction. the red skin rule goes as this. if the home team wins at home before the election the incumbent stays in office. however if the opponent loses, then so does the president. today the red skin lost to the panthers. indicating that mitt romney will win the white house. >>> occupied protesters will return to washington for a preelection day protest. the last occupy dc encampment joined by in february. they hope to show the government that quote, we are the 99%. telling protesters that no with weapons will be allowed and no violence will be tolerated. >>> a ktvu special report. >> i know that refinery workers at chevron and other refineries do fear retaliation. >> almost three months after that massive fire at chevron's refinery in richmond, tom vacar takes a closer look at safety concerns and what happens when chevron fails to act. >> and if >>> in tonight's special report we take a closer look at refineries in richmond. ktvu consumer editor tom vacar went through pages of refinery records and tells us what he learned about past co
is the first state to put it on the ballot in its own right. maryland and washington voters are asked to overturn it by legislatures. minnesota voters asked to change the constitution to define marriage between a man and a woman. 6 states legalized same sex marriage by legislation, this is maryland earlier this year. now, thattates previously rejected gay marriage. they have been encouraged by polling showing 49% favor same sex marriage. maryland voter turnout, reported as heavy. early returns just into our news room, 52% are approving it. in maine, early returns, 53% approving same sex marriage. minnesota, no returns yet. the results in washington state may not be known until the end of this week because of late mail in balloting. back to you. >> now, in addition to election results, ktvu reporters are watching voter turnout, analysts predicted fewer people will go to the polls compared to the last presidential election. and, david stevenson is in san francisco to tell us what he is finding out about the question of turnout, david? >> reporter: the voting booths behind me hera at sa
offered no hit today during a press conference in washington. she served four years as speaker of the house before democrats lost the majority in 2010. >>> a bicyclist is recovering after a hit and run crash. the cruel twist that left him without wheels. >>> well, here it is, motor trend's pick for car of the year. we'll show you why came out on top and what it means for the electric car industry and silicone valley. >>> pleasant weather will return for your wednesday, however, wet changes are on the way. i'll have your timeline coming up [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] . >>> the family of an oakland newborn who was delivered with the help ofhreeaknd police officers had a chance to say thank you today. little baby nolan here was delivered at a gas station friday night right across from nolan park. the baby's father as
battle. after the dust settles, washington remains the same as it was before the election. let's go there with scott. >> reporter: the president keeps the white house. republicans keep the u.s. house and democrat keep the senate. after two years of washington gridlock, the power structure remains as-is. >> after cheering crowds surrounded the white house and the larger crowds gathered in chicago, president obama smoke. >> we are an american family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people. >> the gop keeps the u.s. house, and easily, for the first time in years, there were so many competitive races in california, the votes being talllied late into the night tonight you but democrats couldn't make moves in the west, which will lead to the future of pelosi, the house democratic leader who didn't say if she would stick around. washington state senator murry led a celebration in dc for senate democrats who managed to hold their narrow majority thanks to blow -out wins by candidates in important battleground states. >> one we started almost two years ago now with this
in washington. referendum 74 has maintained its lead with 72% of the vote. the state joined maine and maryland where they pay us a same-sex union. couples in washington state can start getting married in december. today a judge blocked part of the ballot measure cracking down on human trafficking taking effect. civil liberties groups report that sex offenders report their online screen name to police within 24 hours of registering to a website. the americans support civil union and the judge will feel or hear arguments november 20. president obama is set to lay out his agenda tomorrow. in six minutes, the address that may shape america's economic future. the bay area's crab season is set to open next week in time for thanksgiving. fishing for crab is already underway, it is an early indicator of the commercial season. fishing boat captain say they are seeing full crab pots on iran and even those crabbing peers say they are happy with their take. >> every trip we made clear getting full traps. >> saturday i was here for five hours and got nothing but monday i got eight. >> a menace to agree on
. in washington, back to you. >> skepticism about a compromise derailed a rally on wall street. the dow got a 4 point gain. it was a rough week for both indexes as each lost more than 2%. >>> bay area congresswoman, spear, says she believes compromise to avoid the cliff is possible but that it has to come from both sides of the aisle. >> i think the miles an the american people spoken loud and clear. that is something that the respects take to heart. other waoeusz the tax cuts will just expire. they will expire on everybody. >> one analyst we talked with pressure from the public can help break the deadlock in congress. >>> president barack obama has a visit to new york next week to review recovery efforts after hurricane sandy. the white house says the president will meet with families, first responders and local specials on thursday. the new york state a lope officials estimate sandy caused as much as $33 billion in damage. >>> there is a stunning shake up in washington as cia director resigned over an affair. he caused his behavior unacceptable. he and his wife holly here at his his swearing
while he testified. >>> in washington, emily schmidt. >>> jill kelly and her twin sister visited three times eating two courtesy meals at the white house cafeteria and getting a tour of an aid. it was a request for an investigation into a threatening e-mail that uncovered cia's marital affair. >>> california unemployment rate stood at 10.1% compared to 10.2. down 1.5% from a year ago. the rate shows employers add just under 46,000 new jobs last month. 20,000 of the new jobbing were in resale. the unemployment number remained the same throughout our counties. none are in the double digits. they have the highest number,ala meadea comes in lower. >> president barack obama and say they are optimistic of falling of the fiscal cliff. they called the meeting constructive. they expect to find a way to stop the cuts that are set to kick in january 1st. >> what folks are looking for and awful us agree on this is action. they want to see we are focused on them, not focused on our politics here in washington. >> at a press conference after the meeting, the sauce speaker says increased is on the t
are expecting the nature of politics to really change, that the character of washington would change dramatically, which it hasn't, i think that's part of it. the newness of his candidacy has worn off. that doesn't mean though that a lot of the policies he's promoting or what washington deals with doesn't still impact young people because it absolutely does. things like student loans, access to the state of the macroeconomic environment, the likelihood that college students when they get their degree have employers looking to hire, these are all influences by politics in washington. >> doctor, thank you very much for joining us today. we appreciate it. >> you're welcome. >> the giants are world series champions for the second time in three years. we're honored by more than 1 million fans in a parade in san francisco. many of the fans traveled from the south bay. what does the giants' success mean for the oakland as' dreams? >> most of the bay area rejoiced on wednesday as the san francisco giants celebrated their latest world series win with their loyal fans. >> i think this is amaz
of governors of washington state and colorado legalizing marijuana for recreational news in defiance of federal law. >> president obama received 50,000 less votes in colorado than amendment 64 which legalized marijuana and that should send a message that this is a mainstream issue and they need to get on board with the will of voters. >> reporter: aaron smith with the cannabis industry association says all medical marijuana cases should be frozen and he hopes that legislation freezes cane. >> if they hope about their political future they will back off. >> i just hope that the medical cannabis collectives in california can hang on until that happens. >> reporter: but that could be a long way. as for the federal government stands, the justice department only says it is reviewing what voters decided on election day. in oakland, ken pritchett, ktvu news. >>> greens are 50s, yellows are 70s so you get the picture. temperatures are starting to warm. temperatures continue to warm into the next 24 hours. so when i come back 10:45 we're going to talk about the door opening up. we have some rain in the
up the challenge the 1996 defensive marriage act. >>> in washington the looming fiscal cliff is topping the news. >> for the good of the country only if democrats will do entitlement reform. >> without a bipartisan plan, bush era tax cuts will expire. congressional leaders expect another face to face meeting with president obama as soon as this week. >> republican senator john mccain backed off from fiery criticism of susan rice about the 9/11 attack against the u.s. diplomatic post in benghazi libya. >> i think she deserves the ability to explain herself and her position just as she said. but she's not the problem. the problem is the president of the united states who on -- in a debate with mitt romney said that he had said it was a terrorist attack, he hadn 't. >> rice has maintained she based her statements on protesters on cia intelligence available at the time. four americans including u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens were killed. >>> police are making progress in recovering some 2 million donations made to the salvation early. police in toronto said earlier in the
in washington helped wall street temporarily stop its postelection slide. the dow closed 45 points higher today. the nasdaq gained 16. the markets rallied higher after the remarks from the president and congress. >>> former cia director petraeus was back in capitol hill today exactly one week after he acknowledged an extramarital affair. as john fowler reports, lawmakers questioned the four star general about the deadly attack at the u.s. consulate in libya. >> reporter: retired general petraeus apologized to lawmakers for his apair that led to his resignation last week. reveals a military culture of sexual corruption. >> i'm deeply, deeply disappointed in former general petraeus' actions. the jury is still out on what general allen did. but when it's happening at the top you know it's corrupting all the way down the chain. >> reporter: the investigation was questioning the attack in benghazi. specifically what the white house knew and when. >> it added to our ability to make judgments about what is clearly a failure of intelligence. >> in talking points to the un that the attacks were spontane
sunday, two senators weighing in from washington. >> i don't think the israelis really want a ground war. if sending ground troops in is the only way of cleaning out these nests of rockets being fired at them. you can't blame them for doing it. >> reporter: u.n. secretary moon is expected to arrive in cairo on sunday. and a delegation of arab ministers is expected to visit gaza on tuesday all in a bid to end the conflict before more lives are lost. along the israel-gaza border, david lee miller. >>> anderson cooper was caught off guard while reporting in the middle east. >> two media centers built -- woe. that was a rather large explosion. cooper quickly regained his composure and continued his reporting. >>> in other news of the world tonight, in mexico the search is now on for the person responsible for killing a former mayor of a western mexican town who survived two earlier attempts on her life. the body of maria santos salazar was found last week. she served as mayor of the town in the town of michoacan. an assassination attempt in 2009 left her wounded and killed her husband. >>> i
. >>> supporters of same-sex marriage are celebrating tonight in washington state. voters there have approved gay marriage. the celebration began even before the vote became full- time today and opponents conceded -- vote became final today and opponents conceded. >>> the gay marriage debate was front and center today in walnut creek. that's where a new fast food restaurant opened to long lines of customers. as ktvu's jade hernandez reports chick-fil-a were being served up with a side of protest and counter protest. >> reporter: the plan was always to open with a protest here. then tuesday's election result approving same-sex marriage in three other states further encouraged protesters. >> i think it made us more eager to get out here and tell people, that they're on the wrong side of history. >> in those states they decided against morality. >> reporter: dave katy served up some controversy saying they're guilty against charged. >> that's intolerance. >> reporter: this isn't about hate and shouldn't be on either side. >> we don't want to interrupt with their business, we don't want them to not g
the first time a powerful washington figure has been involved in a sex scandal. but few have been so far reaching stretching from washington to central command in florida to afghanistan. >> how do all of these things sort of accumulate and add to public cynicism and public mistrust of leadership and institutions that in the long haul need to be trusted. >> reporter: general allen was on track to become supreme nato ally commander. that is on hold while the petraeus scandal is investigated. >>> the white house has said it has postponed consideration of california's ban on same-sex marriage. the court is now expected to decide whether they will take the case november 30th 10 days later than originally planned. if the justices decide not to hear the prop appeal, then the ninth circuit ruling will stand allowing same-sex couples to marry in california. >>> the move is a last minute protest against an historic cap and trade greenhouse gas actions suffered tomorrow. companies will be able to buy and sell credits to stay within mandated limits for greenhouse gas emissions. in a suit filed in su
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